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Christmas Holidays at the BAA

Last week, the lessons for the first term at the Barcelona Academy of Art got to their end, and after three months of work come the well-deserved Christmas holidays. The Academy will be closed for two weeks to prepare new spaces such as a portrait room. We wish you happy holidays from the BAA. See you the 7th of January!  

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The Pixar exhibition arrives to Barcelona

Last 5 of February was the inauguration of The Pixar Art Exhibition. 25 Years of Animation in Barcelona. After being held in cities like Madrid or New York, CaixaForum has brought to Barcelona a fundamental exhibition for all the lovers of digital animation, and essentially for those who enjoy the shorts and filmsmade by Pixar. The Pixar Art Exhibition. 25 Years of Animation presents a tour on the evolution of the company from its begginings in the animation sector with its debut on the big screen with Toy Story (1995), the first animation movie entirely made by computer, to its last creations like Brave (2012) and Monsters University (2013). The exhibition is divided in different rooms in which the visitor can ...

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New workshops during the Easter

The Easter is near and the Barcelona Academy of Art has organized three new workshops. Each of them lasts for 5 days because they are destined to those who, because of a lack of time, can’t join a longer program at the academy. The programmed workshops are the following: –Human figure drawing: Drawing is the basic tool for the development of all artistic activity and allows the student to reach a solid technic and theoretical basis. Pencil drawing helps practicing the development of a sketch in which gesture, proportion and precision are analyzed. Also, the charcoal drawing, with a longer duration, allows to go in depth with concepts like chiaroscuro and tonal value. –Urban sketch drawing: The sketch is a quick ...

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Experience the presence of painting in the cinema at BAA’s Cinefórum

The past month of March a new activity was presented at the BAA, the Cinefórum. The Cinefórum is a space dedicated to the cinema sphere in which participants can educate their perception and familiarize with the seventh art. Every session counts with the the view of an independent cinema movie or a documentary film in which the interdisciplinariety of cinema with other arts is well exposed. By now, two films have already been projected such as Drifting Clouds, by Aki Kaurismäki, and Freaks, by Tod Browning. This week is Partie de campagne’s turn, by Jean Renoir, the son of impressionst painter Pierre Auguste Renoir. His paintings are shown in the film to provoke a reflection  about the relationships between the cinema ...

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b’Ars’15 is comming!

This next June will take place the second edition of b’Ars, Barcelona Arts& VFX Fair, a fair that is specialized in art end visual effects that unites the best creative talents in a casual and enjoyable way. For this 2015, the fair directed by Felix Balbas, VFX artist and MinimoVFX co-founder, will be hosted in El Convent dels Àngels and will welcome commemorative exhibition of the 25 years of Grangel Studio. The exhibition will include 100 works that show the trajectory of this studio specialised in the creation and development of styles and characters for animation cinema, where Dreamworks productions such as The Prince of Egypt, The Road to El Dorado or How to Train Your Dragon among others have ...

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